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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parlia...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Latvian silver-coloured metal brooch with amber coloured bead

Latvian silver-coloured metal brooch with amber coloured bea...

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1957
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Waistbands
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Mount Davies, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Nyinku Kulitja

Tjanpi feather basket made by Nyinku Kulitja

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Baskets
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Kikingura (Docker River), Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyinku Kulitja
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1995
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PIX magazine 20 February 1954 Australian Royal visit

PIX magazine 20 February 1954 Australian Royal visit

Marion Butcher collection
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Into the straight

Into the straight

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1996
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Larry Coonan (left) and Frank Feast ready to leave a lunch camp, Arnhem Land, 1928

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Frank E Feast collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Mr Frank E. Feast
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1928
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three figures and possum, by Marrkavakara

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrkarakara
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1974
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1988 in January in support of Aboriginal activists public awareness campaign of the destruction of their culture...

1988 in January in support of Aboriginal activists public aw...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1988
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Engraved boab nut 'Families in the Bush' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Families in the Bush' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyankulya
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1954
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Sheet of four 'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' stickers

Sheet of four 'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' stickers

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Stickers
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1988
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Badge of the black figure of a person holding a broken rifle above their head

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Carved wooden kundu, used by Beth Dean as an accompaniment concert demonstrations around the world

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Musical drums
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Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Boab nut pigmented and incised with geometric design

Boab nut pigmented and incised with geometric design

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Nut carvings
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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White sticker with black text that reads 'Bicentennial Naval Salute'

White sticker with black text that reads 'Bicentennial Naval...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Stickers
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1988
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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Land Rights not Uranium

Land Rights not Uranium

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries enclosing a photograph of the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Miniaturist

Miniaturist

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1996
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I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament